CFP: As the World Turns: Globalism and the Entertainment Industry (8/10/05; SCMS, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

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Michele Torre
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AS THE WORLD TURNS: Globalism and the Entertainment Industry


The worldwide media landscape is in a particular state of flux due to
recent developments in the entertainment industry, including shifting
ownership, evolving international industries, changing regulatory
practices, and technological innovations, all of which affect the texts
audiences consume.


Topics to Explore:


    * Global media conglomeration
    * International co-productions
    * Runaway production
    * Hollywood's "local-language productions"
    * Contesting Hollywood--foreign competition
    * Industrial Regionalism--pan-European, pan-African, etc.
    * Regulation/deregulation--the FCC and international regulatory bodies.
    * Technological developments/digital media
    * Theoretical approaches to Political Economy: from neo-imperialism
      to globalization.


If you're interested in participating in this panel, please send a
proposal and brief biography to Paul Torre < > ASAP
or by August 10, 2005.


Paul Joseph Torre

Cinema-Television, Critical Studies

University of Southern California


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